Lisbon: Alfama Old Quarter

Cultural & Theme Tours in Alfama, Castelo & Graça

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Join a small group walking tour to discover Alfama, max 8 peopleEnjoy the company of a specialist local guide to to get acquainted with Portugal’s history in an efficient way organized professionallyVisit São Jorge Castle and Miradouro das Portas do SolLearn about the Moorish influence in AlfamaWalk through Lisbon Cathedral and savor the Fado cultureFeel this living and breathing district in Lisbon with its alleyways and historically tiled houses.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Alfama, Lisbon, Lisbon District, Central PortugalMeet your guide and join a small group to Join a small group walking tour to discover the historic heart of Lisbon.   Step back in time as you walk to see the brightly pained, albeit weathered houses and enjoy local life. Stop At: Castelo de S. Jorge, Lisbon, Lisbon District, Central PortugalLearn why Alfama is also home to some spectacular and significant churches and cathedrals. Visit Romanesque Sao Jorge Cathedral with its twin castellated bell towers. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Panteao Nacional, Lisbon, Lisbon District, Central PortugalWalk into the Igreja de Santa Engrácia-Panteão Nacional which is one of the most recognisable buildings in the Alfama skyline. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Igreja da Sao Vicente de Fora, Lisbon, Lisbon District, Central PortugalLearn about the Igreja de São Vicente de Fora, admired for its spectacular Baroque canopy over the alter.  Clutch at the excellent museums that provide cultural diversion and walk thorough Lisbon’s biggest flea market.  Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Miradouro das Portas do Sol, Lisbon, Lisbon District, Central PortugalEnjoy some of the best views in Lisbon from lofty squares such as the Miradouro Largo das Portas do Sol – once the entrance gates to the old city. Learn about such key themes as Moorish rule and influence, Lisbon’s working class, and of course Fado music and culture along the way.Duration: 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Professional art historian guide

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from attractions